OVERVIEW

Duffy & Sweeney is now accepting applications from self-reliant and motivated individuals with 6 to 8 years of experience seeking a career that offers challenges and the opportunity to grow and advance with our organization.

We are not your “typical” law practice. Our firm’s culture is  entrepreneurial. The environment is fast-paced and urgent. We excel at what we do because we really care. We don’t just represent our clients; we protect their interests by litigating professionally, ethically and assertively. We are committed to producing measurable results for our clients.  Our lawyers represent clients throughout the region, the nation and the globe, often against much larger firms.  We continue to be in the forefront of cases of first impression involving contemporary issues at the intersection of technology and business.

Our attorneys are hardworking, straight forward and “bottom line” oriented. We hold ourselves to the highest professional standards and need associates who share these qualities.

IDEAL CANDIDATE

The candidate we select must meet the following criteria:

Strong analytical skills | Excellent writer | Effective speaker |  Confident in abilities | Self-motivated problem solver

REQUIREMENTS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION

Requirement 1:  JD with strong academic performance

Requirement 2:   Clerkship preferred

Requirement 3:   Law review or equivalent writing experience

Requirement 4:   6-8 years in commercial litigation

Requirement 5:  Experience using document management and review software

Requirement 6:  Writing sample

All candidates must pass a background check and have verifiable references.

BASIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performing detailed and comprehensive legal research
  • Drafting research and fact memos
  • Drafting pleadings and motions
  • Handling written discovery
  • Presenting arguments at court hearings
  • Managing document collection, production and review in complex litigation

WHY WORK AT DUFFY & SWEENEY?

Management team committed to your success | Challenge oriented work environment | Collegial and professional workplace | Substantial opportunity to develop and hone litigation skill set  | Dynamic and varied commercial case load

ATTRIBUTES NEEDED TO BE SUCCESSFUL

Interdependency – Seeks help when needed but otherwise works productively without close supervision.

Interpersonal Skills – Able to quickly “connect” and interact effectively with different personality styles.

Adaptability – Able to “change gears” as required by current conditions.

Handling Stress – Remains focused and composed in difficult situations.

Quality of Work – Attention to detail and organizational skills must be a natural talent.

Comportment – Behaves in a manner that promotes client trust and respect.

“Win-Win” Mindset – Insures that the client’s needs as well as the firm’s interests are satisfied.

Client Retention – Seeks ways to insure long term relationships with clients.

Optimism – Demonstrates a point of view that anticipates positive outcomes.

Communication – Speaks directly and appropriately to achieve desired results.

Challenge Oriented – The word “can’t” is not in their vocabulary.

Results Orientation – Plans and manages time, tasks and deadlines to achieve goals.

Accuracy – Consistently produces work that is factually and verifiably accurate.

COMPENSATION

Starting salary depending on experience. Benefits include health and 401K plus profit sharing.

CONTACT US

To arrange a confidential interview, apply below with your resume and a cover page outlining how your experience and attributes is a “match” for our firm. All qualified resumes will be considered.

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